ibVPN is a complete VPN, SmartDNS & proxy solution developed by Amplusnet SRL. The company behind has over 15 years of experience in designing and coding online privacy solutions. Compared to many VPN providers, this one is not located in 14 eyes countries and is also a GDPR compliant company.
As stated on their website, ibVPN is a privately-owned company and it’s not associated with any other company (web hosting, data mining, etc).
Pricing & Offers
It’s great to see that this small provider has low cost prices while being able to maintain a high-quality service and a full range of features.
Different plans are available based on customer needs.
- Ultimate VPN is a fully featured plan including VPN, Smart DNS and Proxy, offering 5 simultaneous connections. Is the most complete plan. This is what you need if you need VPN for multi activities like: web browsing, P2P torrenting, online streaming etc.
- Standard VPN provides access to VPN & Proxy and allows only one connection. This is the best option if you are only into web browsing.
- Torrent VPN provides access only to P2P servers and is specially design for fast torrent downloading.
- ibDNS gives you access to Smart DNS features which unblockes over 300 online streaming channels without slowing down your internet connection.
ibVPN also have business VPN plans, specially created for companies of all sizes.
Payment Methods Availability
ibVPN accepts almost all forms of payment which makes it accessible in all countries. Beside most common payment methods (PayPal, Credit/Debit cards – Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB, Maestro and more -) there is a wide range of alternatives like prepaid credit cards, eWallets (WebMoney), AliPay, Perfect Money, Yandex, Bank Wire Transfer and more.
For those who would like to keep a low profile there is even a wide range of cryptocurrencies accepted (Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple, Ethereum etc).
Free Trial & Money-back Guarantee Policy
There are not many VPN providers on the market which provide a free VPN trial, without requesting a credit card. We are glad to see ibVPN has a 24 hours Free trial and they are even encouraging users to test before purchasing.
If the service performed well during trial but after purchasing you change your mind or find that it’s not exactly what you are looking for, don’t worry: you are covered with a 15 Days Money Back Guarantee.
As stated on their website, ibVPN does not collect or log any traffic or use of its Virtual Private Network service.
ibVPN Application (Client Software)
We were happy to see that there are VPN clients easy to use and setup, for all major operating systems: Windows, Mac, iOS & Android.
For proxy usage and to easily change your IP while browsing, you can add one of the browser extensions available for: Google Chrome, Firefox, and Opera.
Beside these easy to use applications, there is also a wide range of manual setup tutorials for different devices & routers, including: Sabai Router, Raspberry PI, Free Revolution, NAS Synology, Boxee Box, Playstation, BitTorrent etc.
As we mentioned in the beginning of this review, the features variety offered by ibVPN it takes this provider among the top VPN providers.
- SmartDNS – for online streaming without speed loss
- Servers optimized for DoubleVPN, TORoverVPN, and P2P traffic.
- Powerful protocols: OpenVPN, SSTP, L2TP, PPTP, IPsec, Stealth VPN, SoftEther
- KillSwitch – ensures you that a selected list of applications will be closed if your Internet or VPN connection drops unexpectedly.
- Shadowsocks – to bypass heavy internet censorship
- WebRTC Leak – protection against WebRTC IP leaking
- Socks5 Proxy – for enhanced security while downloading torrents
ibVPN is dedicated to providing their customers ease of access and maximum security regardless of the platform they use. Therefore, they support Windows, Linux, MacOS, iOS and Android and are compatible with mobile devices such as Windows and Android smartphones, the iPhone and iPad. The service can also be used with a range of different games consoles and streaming devices such as Xbox, PlayStation, Apple/Android TV, Roku and many more.
For any question or support inquiries, ibVPN provides 24/7 live chat support. You can also open a support ticket and usually you will get a reply in minutes. Based on your need and problem, you can also schedule a remote connection and one of the team members will connect toy our system to make the setup and configuration on your behalf.
Encryption & Security
ibVPN is a very good choice for your online privacy and anonymity as it has implemented the highest level of encryption, AES-256.
ibVPN provides a reliable performance, being easy to setup and use. Even if the number of servers is lower compared to other providers, ibVPN compensates through speed and connectivity performance.
The variety of features, makes the service suitable to anyone, no matter the reason they need a VPN: torrent download, private web browsing, unblocking web streaming, bypassing censorship, solid encryption etc.